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Texturized Aluminum Cuff Bracelet from John S Brana Handmade Jewelry

Texturized Aluminum Cuff Bracelet from John S Brana Handmade Jewelry A big chunky bangle bracelet is a must have in any woman’s jewelry box. A large bracelet makes a big statement and can be used to put the perfect finishing touches on three-quarter and half sleeves as well as tanks, camis and halters. But what if you love the look of the thick bracelet but hate the heavy feel?  The John S Brana Texturized Aluminum Anticlastic Bangle is the perfect solution. Instead of sterling, titanium or platinum, this cool hued beauty is constructed out of aluminum, making it light in weight. You get all the style of the classic chunk bangle without being weighed down. Texturized Aluminum Cuff Bracelet from John S Brana Handmade Jewelry – Cuff Opening The John S Brana Texturized Aluminum Anticlastic Bangle is as durable as it is light and is handmade in America. The bracelet features an anticlastic fold, meaning its edges are turned up and curve away from the wrist. Tarnish-proof, the aluminum will not require polishing or shining, and it is also completely hypoallergenic for sensitive skinned ladies. Recommended ReadingHandmade Designer Jewelry BlogAluminum Cuff with Linen Texture on EtsyHandmade Jewelry by John S BranaOriginal article: Texturized Aluminum Cuff Bracelet from John S Brana Handmade Jewelry©2014 Handmade Jewelry Blog by Jewelry Designer John S Brana

Nu Gold Bark Drop Earrings from John S Brana Handmade Jewelry

Nu Gold Bark Dangle Earrings from John S Brana Handmade Jewelry When you’re walking through the forest, surrounded by trees on every side, you just can’t help but notice the exquisite forms that the bark makes as it travels up along the side of the trunks. It’s nature’s true artistry with no two sections of bark ever looking quite the same. The John S Brana Nu Gold Bark Drop Earrings are inspired by these beautiful forms and have a handsome one of a kind look of their own because they are entirely handmade. Purchase these for yourself or as a special gift, and you can be certain you’re getting something you simply can’t find elsewhere. The John S Brana Nu Gold Bark Drop Earrings have a handsome rectangular shape, making them a lovely balance for a round, oval or heart face shape. The earrings have been hand textured to create the bark pattern, and they are protected with a clear coat to preserve the Nu Gold red brass precious metal used in the construction. Recommended ReadingHandmade Designer Jewelry BlogHandmade Jewelry by John S BranaOriginal article: Nu Gold Bark Drop Earrings from John S Brana Handmade Jewelry©2014 Handmade Jewelry Blog by Jewelry Designer John S Brana.

Chased Copper Cuff Bracelet from John S Brana Handmade Jewelry

Chased Copper Cuff Bracelet from John S Brana Handmade Jewelry With its quiet elegance and handsome craftsmanship, the John S Brana Chased Copper Cuff Bracelet can be worn in so many ways. Wear it at the wrist side-by-side with a bracelet watch for an attractive look without a lot of bulk or layer it with other cuffs from your jewelry box for a very striking effect. The lovely piece is also stunning when worn on its own, or buy more than one for an arm full of warm, rich copper color. Chased Copper Cuff Bracelet from John S Brana Handmade Jewelry – Top of Cuff Fashioned by hand to ensure that every detail is flawless, the John S Brana Chased Copper Cuff Bracelet has a pleasing texture created with a hand chasing technique. The bracelet measures 7-1/2 inches in circumference, making for a comfortable fit for a small to medium-sized wrist. The slim design is just 1/4 inch wide. A protective finish ensures that the copper bracelet will keep its gorgeous color without oxidizing or tarnishing over the years

Handmade Hammered Copper Link Necklace by I Love Copper Jewelry

Hammered Copper Chain Necklace

Be the main attraction wherever you go wearing this Hammered Copper Link Necklace. With its big, bold look, and its highly polished hand-hammered links, this copper necklace is the one you’ll reach for over and over again. 20 inches in length. Protective coating applied to copper to resist tarnish. Copper Jewelry Care Tips Gift Boxed View other featured Copper Chain Necklaces

Aluminum Cuff with Linen Texture on Etsy

Aluminum Cuff with Linen Texture When it comes to bracelets, two different types of cuffs have been on-trend for the last few seasons. The extra wide precious metal cuff has been used as a statement piece on runways in Milan, New York and Paris, and the cloth and leather cuff has been just as popular. The Linen Texturized Aluminum Cuff brings these two stylish looks together into one elegant wide cuff bracelet that you can wear for any occasion. The genuine aluminum has been hand texturized to give it the look of a linen weave, combining two popular trends into one gorgeous look. Aluminum Cuff with Linen Texture – Cuff Opening The Linen Texturized Aluminum Cuff is extra wide at 1-1/2 inches, and it features an eye catching natural shine. Because aluminum is used for the construction, the bracelet will never rust or tarnish, and the metal is naturally hypoallergenic to protect sensitive skin. Sized for a medium to small wrist, the bracelet measures 7 inches in circumference with a 3/4-inch opening for slipping it on. – 7 inches in circumference, with a 3/4 inch opening. – 1 1/2 inches in Width – Fits a medium to small sized wrist – Gift Boxed. – Makes a great 10th Anniversary Wedding gift! Recommended ReadingHandmade Designer Jewelry BlogTexturized Aluminum Cuff Bracelet from John S Brana Handmade JewelryIn Demand: Aluminum JewelryHandmade Jewelry by John S BranaOriginal article: Aluminum Cuff with Linen Texture on Etsy©2014 Handmade Jewelry Blog by Jewelry Designer John S Brana. All Rights Reserved.

Texturized Nu Gold Anticlastic Bangle Bracelet

Texturized Nu Gold Anticlastic Bangle Bracelet This elegant Texturized Anticlastic Nu Gold Bangle Bracelet flaunts unexpected curves that have art-gallery sophistication. The statement-sized design is bold with a warm and textured sheen, yet light and comfortable on the wrist, so it’s easy to pull off with all your favorite outfits. Get this bracelet for your collection and you’ll always have a go-to standard befitting any occasion. Texturized Nu Gold Anticlastic Bangle Bracelet – Front Have you heard of Nu Gold? …

In Demand: Aluminum Jewelry

Brushed Aluminum Bangle Bracelet Early Uses of Aluminum Known of as the most abundant metal found in the earth’s crust, Aluminum was once so difficult to extract that jewelry made from this material was considered precious and cost as much as silver and gold. In 1886, a man named Charles Martin Hall developed a method for extracting aluminum that is still used, although much refined, today. Once we knew how to extract the metal it became easier to obtain and its price fell dramatically. Now instead of making fine jewelry with aluminum we started making cans, toothpaste tubes, furniture, buildings and even airplanes. Aluminum is extremely light weight and easy to work with along with being cheap, making it a very popular and versatile material…

Copper Tops Fall Jewelry Trends

Fold Formed Copper Shell Necklace by jewelry designer John S Brana If Gold is considered a precious metal then Copper could be thought of as a down-to-earth relative. With the cost of materials like gold and silver skyrocketing, jewelry makers were left looking for a versatile and affordable medium to work with. After being used for thousands of years, Copper has stood the test of time and can stand for either elegancy or earthiness with ease. Worn as a symbol of high status by ancient Egyptians, Copper has enjoyed a long and undisputed reign as a top jewelry making metal. It is used to harden other softer metals and is often included in gold and silver blends. Celebrities strutted their stuff down the Oscar runway this year with Copper bangles, quickly making the trend pop. Copper is easy to work with and abundantly available making it an affordable accessory for anyone. This spicy colored metal makes beautiful , rings, bracelets, necklaces, and earrings. Chased Copper Bark Cuff Bracelet by John S Brana Copper jewelry holds up beautifully…

The Ray Copper Mine - Pinal County, Arizona

Copper – The Most Useful Native Mineral

The Most Useful of the Native Metal Elements – Copper Undoubtedly the most useful of the native metal elements is copper. There is little doubt that copper was Man’s first useful metal, and it continues to be just that. Millions of miles of wire are being drawn each year. Hundreds of new uses, particularly in […]

Keishi Freshwater Pearl Necklace with Fine Silver Anticlastic Earrings

Handmade Jewelry Design Tips

Designing Handmade Jewelry A designer is an artist who plans an object, and a craftsman makes what a designer has planned. A designer-craftsman is an artist who both envisions and creates a piece of art. In planning jewelry the designer-craftsman first considers the material. Will it be suitable for the object he has in mind? […]

Lime Anodized Lily Pad Handmade ALuminum Earrings

This Seasons Hottest Fashion Trend – Color Blocking

Color coordinating can be intimidating at times, but adding pops of colors to your outfits is quite simple if you follow a few basic rules.  For starters, color blocking simply means pairing contrasting colors against each other in one outfit.  If you are afraid of color, you can actually color block with accessories – purses, […]